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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Creating FortiSwitch dynamic port policies

To create a FortiSwitch dynamic port policy:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager > FortiSwitch Templates.
  2. In the tree menu, select Dynamic Port Policy.
  3. Click Create New. The Create New Dynamic Port Policy pane opens.
  4. Enter a name for the dynamic port policy.
  5. In the Policy Information section, click Create New. The Create New Dynamic Port Policy Rule pane opens.
  6. Enter the following information, and click OK to save the dynamic port policy rule.

    Name

    Enter a unique name for the dynamic port policy rule.

    Status

    Set the rule to Enabled or Disabled.

    Description

    Optionally, enter a description for the rule.

    Device Patterns

    MAC Address

    Enable or disable matching a MAC address, then enter a MAC address.

    Host

    Enable or disable matching a host address, then enter a host address.

    Hardware Vendor

    Enable or disable matching a hardware vendor, then enter a hardware vendor name.

    Device Family

    Enable or disable matching a device family, then enter a device family name.

    Type

    Enable or disable matching a device type, then enter a device type.

    Switch Controller Action

    LLDP Profile

    Enable to select an LLDP profile for the switch controller action.

    QoS Policy

    Enable to select a QoS policy for the switch controller action.

    802.1X Policy

    Enable to select an 802.1X policy for the switch controller action.

    VLAN Policy

    Enable to select a QoS policy for the switch controller action.

  7. Click OK to save the dynamic port policy.

    The dynamic port policy can now be used in a FortiSwitch template. See Creating FortiSwitch templates.

Creating FortiSwitch dynamic port policies

To create a FortiSwitch dynamic port policy:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager > FortiSwitch Templates.
  2. In the tree menu, select Dynamic Port Policy.
  3. Click Create New. The Create New Dynamic Port Policy pane opens.
  4. Enter a name for the dynamic port policy.
  5. In the Policy Information section, click Create New. The Create New Dynamic Port Policy Rule pane opens.
  6. Enter the following information, and click OK to save the dynamic port policy rule.

    Name

    Enter a unique name for the dynamic port policy rule.

    Status

    Set the rule to Enabled or Disabled.

    Description

    Optionally, enter a description for the rule.

    Device Patterns

    MAC Address

    Enable or disable matching a MAC address, then enter a MAC address.

    Host

    Enable or disable matching a host address, then enter a host address.

    Hardware Vendor

    Enable or disable matching a hardware vendor, then enter a hardware vendor name.

    Device Family

    Enable or disable matching a device family, then enter a device family name.

    Type

    Enable or disable matching a device type, then enter a device type.

    Switch Controller Action

    LLDP Profile

    Enable to select an LLDP profile for the switch controller action.

    QoS Policy

    Enable to select a QoS policy for the switch controller action.

    802.1X Policy

    Enable to select an 802.1X policy for the switch controller action.

    VLAN Policy

    Enable to select a QoS policy for the switch controller action.

  7. Click OK to save the dynamic port policy.

    The dynamic port policy can now be used in a FortiSwitch template. See Creating FortiSwitch templates.